Post image for Celebrating Success – Continuing Personal & Professional Development

The Frontier Bushcraft team strive to develop their core bushcraft skills, always. But they are also encouraged to develop in areas of personal and professional development which dovetail with their core skills, giving them insight into other systems, approaches and methodologies. Working with other outdoor professionals, from mountain guides to deer stalkers, exposes them to varied approaches to the outdoors and a range of quality leadership styles. As a result, our colleagues stretch themselves physically and mentally, taking their professionalism to the next level. See what the team has achieved in the last year… Read more...

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Post image for Kayaking The Stockholm Archipelago

Uninhabited islands, calm, sheltered and clear waters, stunning views, sunshine and freedom characterise the Stockholm archipelago. Astrid Callomon and friends take to sea kayaks for wild camping exploration of this stunning area. Read more in Astrid’s captivating article… Read more...

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Post image for My Knife: The ERK Bushcraft Knife

Are you looking for the right knife for the job? Frontier Bushcraft Team Member Matt Batham shares some personal experience of using different knives at key stages in his life. He also discusses the selection criteria he employed when he needed a new Bushcraft knife… Read more...

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Post image for Frontier Bushcraft Team Canoeing Weekend – Winter 2016

The Frontier Bushcraft team take to three varied canoeing venues in North Wales as part of their annual end-of-season canoeing weekend… Read more...

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Post image for How I Carved A Knife In A Log

Although he is best known as ‘Spoons’, Paul Nicholls has made many other beautiful carvings. Have a look at how he designed and carved the spectacular life-size replica of a ‘Knife in a log’, which he presented as a gift to Paul Kirtley this year. Read more...

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Post image for Walking The Camino de Santiago: Reflections And Advice

The Camino de Santiago is a walk or a hike or a pilgrimage. To involve yourself with the Camino is a choice; how you involve yourself, from where and for how long is also of your choosing. Astrid Callomon shares her experience of hiking the Camino, a surprisingly beautiful route, with the intention of inspiring others to make a journey on foot. In particular, the piece gives aspiring Camino hikers some things to think about and points to aid in the making of the decisions about how to approach this intriguing trail… Read more...

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Post image for Bushcraft Workshops At The Canoe Symposium

Frontier Bushcraft was invited to run a number of workshops at the 2016 Welsh Canoe Symposium. Kevin Callan, the celebrated Canadian author and speaker, was special guest at the symposium and gave several entertaining and thought provoking talks. He also spent a good amount of time going around speaking with symposium attendees and videoing the various goings on, including some of our sessions, which you can see in this blog post… Read more...

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Post image for Aurora Over The Boreal Forest

We had several nights of Aurora Borealis a.k.a Northern Lights, on the Bloodvein River expedition. The best night was 7th September 2015, when the lights were visible even before it became fully dark. Later on we were treated to the most amazing display, a small fraction of which I captured in the time lapse video shown here… Read more...

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Post image for My Knife: The Ben Orford Woodlander 4″ Classic

Knives! Knives! Knives! But which one? Mora? Ben Orford? Kellam? PK1? We only have to look in any bushcraft, hunting or survival magazines to see pages and pages of different knives. All shapes, all sizes. Some very expensive, some with almost everything on them apart from the kitchen sink! So, with so much choice out […] Read more...

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Post image for Modern Visual Tracking: From Stone Age To Space Age

The basis of tracking remains as it ever did. But there have also been modern developments in the way tracking is used as well as some of the technology which can now be brought to bear to augment our own human faculties. David Scott-Donelan is uniquely positioned to provide an authorative overview of modern visual tracking – something we recorded him doing in this presentation… Read more...

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